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Fantastic festive music from Pennine Music

There are five cracking new festive concert pieces to add something different to your Christmas concerts this year from Pennine Music.

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  There is plenty of festive music to enjoy from Pennine Music to buy in time for Christmas concerts

Pennine Music has announced some fantastic festive music that is part of their exciting 2017 Christmas catalogue releases.

Pennine Music' s Gavin Somerset told 4BR: "Every year bands strive to bring something different to their Christmas concerts to ensure their audiences are entertained.

This year we have five new works that fit the bill perfectly — festive, fun and just a little bit different."

Tuba treat

Leading the bill is the quirky new EEb bass solo, 'Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree' — great fun and the clever way to feature a tuba player with a touch of style.

Festive opener

And from the pen of one of the country's most sought after brass band composers comes 'To Set The World Aglow' by Andi Cook.

Following his evocative setting of the hymn tune 'Manchester', this stunning festive opener takes inspiration from many of the popular bell themed carols to combine them into a starter that will make an immediate concert impression.

Something a little different

Meanwhile, for those looking for something a little different, three more cracking releases come in the form of 'Christmas Jig', 'In The Blue Mid-Winter' and 'Masters in this Hall'.

This year we have five new works that fit the bill perfectly — festive, fun and just a little bit differentGavin Somerset

For more information:

For more information on all these titles and more, visit: www.penninemusic.com

PDF score samples and sound clips are available to help you select the perfect pieces of music for the upcoming festivities.


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